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This page illustrates the paisa dialect through the use of Rivas’ “era mas grande el muerto”

Talk Like a Paisa!

About the Author One of the most vivid illustrations of Medellin’s unique character is evident through the language of its people, the paisas. The distinctive words, phrases and sounds that have emerged over the city’s history illustrate the collectivist character

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An Authentic Take on the Paisa Dialect: “era más grande el muerto”

The most authentic portrayal of both the paisa dialect and the cultural atmosphere of Medellín is illustrated through Luis Miguel Rivas’ novel, “era más grande el muerto.” The story follows the daily lives of ordinary characters, like two young men

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